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Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C held it's regularly scheduled monthly meeting on September 12th at the Petworth Library. If you couldn't make it... here's some notes about zoning issues, poop on Roosevelt’s softball field, rats and more.Read More
The Friends of the Soldiers’ Home and the Armed Forces Retirement Home are hosting their annual Fall Fun Fest on Sunday, September 30th from 9am to 5pm at the AFRH. Come out to enjoy an antique auto show, music, an art show, petting zoo, bobbing for apple, a pumpkin carving competition and much more.Read More
Roosevelt High School has a robust international studies program, managed by Julian Hipkins III, the Global Studies Coordinator at the school. The school is hosting students from Spain and France in October, and is looking for a dozen or so families in the local area to host visiting students from France for a two week stay here in Petworth.
Volunteer and host a student (or two!).Read More
One significant but often overlooked component of maternal and infant well-being is mental health. According to the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, at least 20% of mothers suffer from pregnant and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders.
After studying the problem more closely, I knew something had to be done. I am proud to report that legislation I introduced in 2017 to improve maternal mental healthcare has recently become official law in the District of Columbia.Read More
Summer is starting to wind down in Petworth, but the amount of rain sure hasn’t! And while the clouds have been hiding the sun for some time, the Sunflowers have been out in full force. These giants of the aster family are the quintessential summer flower and make some tasty seeds, too.
Here’s a look at some of the more wild flowers you’ll find around the neighborhood.Read More
In a story first brought to light by Petworth News, seven members of the religious community in DC and Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C submitted a complaint to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) to have the alcohol license for the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue revoked. This week, ABRA made their decision.Read More
When Lighthouse Yoga Center was notified by our landlord in August that we needed to be out of our space in 30 days, we were heartbroken. We’re Petworth’s only source for high-quality Hatha Yoga, and we’re DC’s only Kundalini Yoga studio. Closing the studio would present a big loss to Petworth’s quality of life.
But our neighbors weren’t ready to let us go!Read More
It’s September, which means it’s time for the first ever “Taste of Uptown,” a walking food tour on Wednesday, September 26th from 4 to 10pm. Mark your calendars if you haven’t done so already!Read More
Join the Library and Petworth Library Friends for an evening with celebrated DC author George Pelecanos who will discuss and read from his newest book The Man Who Came Uptown. The event is Wednesday, September 19 at 7pm – 8:30pm at the Petworth Library. You must register for the event.Read More